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Am I Giving Relationship Advice to Non-Christians?

August 29, 2014 by

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My purpose is to teach biblical principles about living for Jesus Christ and preparing for a godly, Christ-centered marriage for women who have given their lives to Jesus as both Savior and Lord, who are walking in the power and wisdom of God’s Spirit. The only wisdom I have comes from Scripture. God’s wisdom is “foolishness” […]

What Things are In Your “Keep” and “Throw-Away” Piles?

August 28, 2014 by

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  My desire for each of you is that you might have a very close walk with Christ, that you might live out His abundant life for you – filled with His Spirit, totally yielded to Him as the Master of your life, overflowing with thankfulness, joy, peace, God’s love, faithfulness, gentleness, goodness, patience and […]

Our Frugal, Christ-Centered Wedding

August 26, 2014 by

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My twin sister and I both got married the same summer – 1994. Our parents gave each of us $5000 and said, “If it costs more than that, you pay the extra. If it costs less than that, you keep the extra.” Greg’s dad was the pastor at our church that averaged about 250 -300 […]

Worldly Weddings VS. Christ Centered Weddings

August 25, 2014 by

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  It is VERY, VERY easy to get caught up in the hype of the wedding industry and the world and to allow our priorities, goals, dreams and desires for our wedding to become all about earthly things, as we talked about in “Dream Disney Weddings”.   WORLDLY TEMPTATIONS A WOMAN MAY FACE AS SHE […]

“Wasting” Myself

August 22, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
May 28, 2013 – our 19th anniversary. Picture taken in front of the church where we were married in 1994. There is an incredible chapter in Watchman Nee’s “The Normal Christian Life” about “wasting ourselves” for Christ. If you haven’t read this book yet, PLEASE, PLEASE read it! I…

Meet Our New Kitty, Silver!

August 20, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
We welcomed a new kitten into our home last Friday. We have ALL been enjoying Silver, SO much! It has been interesting just how much having a 12 week old kitten around changes the dynamics in the house. 🙂 Some of you may be interested in seeing some pics.…

Some Things Are Unconditional, Some Are Not!

August 19, 2014 by

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Guess what? Peaceful Single Girl reached 1 million views last week!?!!?? That is crazy. Such a God thing. Just wanted to celebrate that milestone together with y’all. You are precious to me! Here is a post that is on http://www.peacefulwife.com today that goes into detail about the important distinctions between some very foundational concepts for […]